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March 2, 2022

NFL Hall of Famer Mike Ditka’s New X Football League to Kickoff at Budweiser Events Center

Loveland, CO – NFL Hall of Famer, Mike Ditka’s new X Football League set to debut this summer.  The Denver Rush will play their inaugural game at the Budweiser Events Center Saturday, July 22 vs Atlanta Empire, 7:00p.m. 

The X League is a national full-contact female, tackle football league kicking-off with eight (8) inaugural clubs. Teams include the Denver Rush, Seattle Thunder, Los Angeles Black Storm, Austin Sound, Chicago Blitz, Atlanta Empire, Kansas City Force, and the Arizona Red Devils. League expansion into all 32 NFL cities is planned by 2028. 

The game is a fast-paced 7-on-7 game with offensive fireworks, with every athlete on the field being eligible.  Games will feature incredible fan access. Fans will be given an inside look to team locker rooms, access to sidelines, and more! 

“We are excited to debut the X League in Summer 2022 to a national audience.  We believe Loveland will be an incredible market as our Denver Rush takes their first step in building a great franchise”, said Mike Ditka, X League, Chairman. 

For more information on the X Football League visit xleague.live. Tickets can be purchased at the Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies Box Office at the Budweiser Events Center, or online at BudweiserEventsCenter.com. Groups of 10+ save on tickets! Contact 970-619-4122 for more information.

About The Ranch, Larimer County Fairgrounds and Events Complex
The Ranch, Larimer County Fairgrounds and Events Complex, located in Loveland, Colorado, opened in 2003 and is owned and operated by Larimer County. The Ranch consists of the Budweiser Events Center, MAC Equipment, Inc. Indoor Arena and Livestock Pavilions, the FNBO Building, and the Thomas M. McKee 4-H Youth & Community Building. The Ranch hosts more than 2,000 events annually and is home to the Larimer County Fair and PRCA Rodeo. For more information, visit www.TREventsComplex.com.